European Radiology

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 480–483

Recurrent massive subperiosteal hematoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis

  • F. Steenbrugge
  • K. Verstraete
  • B. Poffyn
  • D. Uyttendaele
  • R. Verdonk
MUSCULOSKELETAL

DOI: 10.1007/s003300000569

Cite this article as:
Steenbrugge, F., Verstraete, K., Poffyn, B. et al. Eur Radiol (2001) 11: 480. doi:10.1007/s003300000569

Abstract

The authors report the case of a 13-year-old neurofibromatosis (NF-I) patient who suffered a blunt trauma in 1993. The diagnosis of subperiosteal hematoma was made. The pathogenesis of subperiosteal hematoma is discussed.

Key words NeurofibromatosisGigantismSubperiosteal hematoma

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Steenbrugge
    • 1
  • K. Verstraete
    • 2
  • B. Poffyn
    • 1
  • D. Uyttendaele
    • 1
  • R. Verdonk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, BelgiumBE
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, BelgiumBE